EATING DISORDER Resources
Need something different than what I offer? Or perhaps you're still not sure about speaking with me? Here's a list of Eating Disorder support in Toronto or that can be leveraged for self-help.
National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)
NEDIC is a client centered organization with a mission to support healthy communities by promoting healthy lifestyles, including both healthy eating and appropriate, enjoyable exercise, and encouraging media literacy. Being client-centred means that our staff try to give people information and guidance about every option so that our clients can make informed choices for themselves.
heena’s Place offers hope and support to individuals, families and friends affected by eating disorders by providing a wide range of professionally facilitated support groups and services. They are committed to inspiring hope, reducing stigma, raising awareness and offering meaningful help and information at all stages of recovery.
National Initiative for Eating Disorders (NIED)
NIED aims to increase awareness and education of the chronic situation facing Eating Disorder sufferers and their families in Canada.
Toronto Distress Line
Open 24/7, 365 days a year, Distress Centres are Canada's oldest and largest support, crisis, and suicide prevention agency. If you need to talk, please call them
at 416-408-HELP (4357).
Gerstein Crisis Centre
Gerstein Crisis Centre is a 24-hour community based crisis service for adults 16+ in the City of Toronto, who are dealing with a serious mental health issue, concurrent or substance use issue and are currently in crisis.
Kernel of Wisdom YouTube Channel
The Kernel of Wisdom YouTube Channel has hundreds of free mindfulness videos to help clients and practitioners in their regular, at-home practice. That includes over 50 free, guided meditations; videos with mindfulness tips and tricks; and videos with instructions for self-help exercises for a variety of life challenges.
ED BOOKS FOR CLIENTS:
Overcoming Binge Eating
DBT for Bulimia Workbook
Lighter Than My Shadow
Goodbye Ed, Hello Me
Eating by the Light of the Moon
Body Positive Power
Life Without ED
Health at Every Size
8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
ED BOOKS FOR FAMILIES/SUPPORT:
Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook
The Assertiveness Workbook (Michelli)
The Assertiveness Workbook: How to Express Your Ideas… (Paterson)
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Gifts of Imperfection
Meal support video - https://youtu.be/pPSLdUUlTWE
Educational videos from the National Eating Disorder Resource Centre:
ED TED talk - https://youtu.be/UEysOExcwrE
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy:
Function of Emotion - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tR-O12A78hw
Strategies for Emotions - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXFYV8L3sHQ
Mindfulness - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCJ0R6vAUnw
About DBT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVMmtwWUjpk